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ICE TIMES - Edition 19:08

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
April 18, 2019

Hockey Alberta Newsletter

THE ALBERTA CUP - ONE WEEK AWAY!

The 2019 Alberta Cup features the top bantam players from Alberta in a best-on-best setting. Former WHL and NHL stars who played in the Alberta Cup include: Jordan Eberle, Devan Dubnyk, Jake Debrusk, Matt Dumba, and Brayden Point. Don’t miss out on your chance to see the next crop of WHL and NHL stars. Tournament passes are on sale now. TICKETS > | ROSTERS > | INFO > 


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CALGARY BUFFALOES AND ST. ALBERT SLASH PREPARE FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Calgary Buffaloes will be the Pacific representative in this year’s TELUS Cup in Thunder Bay, ON. The tournament is set to begin on April 22. SCHEDULE >

The St. Albert Slash will look for the three-peat at the Esso Cup in Sudbury, ON. They begin play on April 21. SCHEDULE >


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ALBERTA CHALLENGE HEADED TO LEDUC! 

The 2019 Alberta Challenge will be at the Leduc Recreation Centre on May 2-5. Six teams filled with the top bantam female players across Alberta will battle for the Challenge Cup. SCHEDULE > | ROSTERS > | INFO >


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PEEWEE PROSPECTS ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

The 2019 Peewee Prospects Cup rosters have been released. Each team will comprise of 20 players who will compete for the cup in Lethbridge on May 9-12. SCHEDULE > | ROSTERS > | INFO >


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GET READY FOR NEXT SEASON WITH OUR ALBERTA BUILT CAMPS!

Registration is ongoing for Alberta Built Skills Camps offered by Hockey Alberta. Your young players can reach their potential at one of the following camps: Super Skills, Dynamic Shooting, and Developing Defensemen. Upcoming camps are scheduled in numerous locations across the province. INFO >


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HOCKEY ALBERTA DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP WEEKEND - JUNE 22-23

Hockey Alberta is hosting a Development Leadership weekend for minor hockey volunteers in Red Deer on June 22 & 23. Available courses include a Coaching Skills Seminar, Intro to Hockey Seminar, and Development Directors Seminar. It is encouraged that each MHA send three volunteers to this event. INFO & REGISTRATION >


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ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GALA TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

The 16th Anniversary Awards Gala & Hockey Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Coast Hotel in Canmore. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS >

Contact Erin Zatylny at 403-967-0064 with any questions or for sponsorship inquiries. 


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HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION GOLF CLASSIC

Join us at the annual Hockey Alberta Foundation Golf Classic in beautiful Canmore on July 22-23 in support of the Hockey Alberta Foundation’s Every Kid Every Community Program. FULL DETAILS >


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HOCKEY ALBERTA COACH CONFERENCE RETURNS TO CALGARY

The 2019 Hockey Alberta Coach Conference is coming to Mount Royal University in Calgary on August 10-11. Prepare for the 2019-20 season with professional presentations from esteemed speakers and learn about the latest strategies, trends, and technologies. INFO & REGISTRATION > 


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MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

Hockey Alberta is now accepting applications for key volunteer positions across a number of committees for the 2019-20 hockey season. Volunteers are the faces of Hockey Alberta within their communities, positively representing themselves and the organization in regular encounters on a daily basis with participants in our sport. APPLICATION FORM > 


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2019 ALBERTA MASTERS GAMES

The 2019 Alberta Masters Games are heading to Rocky Mountain House on August 22-25! This 30+ event includes hockey as one of its feature sports - and competitors from across the province are needed! If you are interested, check out the website and get yourself registered. REGISTER >


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INTRO TO HOCKEY - RINK DIVIDERS

With the full implementation of half ice/cross ice hockey at the Initiation and Novice levels in the 2019-20 season, Hockey Alberta has arranged promotional pricing on rink divider systems from Athletica Sport Systems for all member associations. Orders must be placed by June 1. INFO >


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PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - THE PATHWAY TO HOCKEY IN ALBERTA

At Hockey Alberta, our Vision is “Hockey for Life.” As the parent of a player within the minor hockey system in Alberta, there is a lifetime of opportunity for you and your child(ren) to stay involved in with our great sport for many years. Regardless of the age of your child, there is a level of hockey where he/she can play, and enjoy the benefits of being a hockey participant.

View our Pathway to Hockey information in our Parent Guide!


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Breaking Down Barriers - Trio of Female Coaches Sweep CWG Podium

"It’s a Great Day for Hockey!" - Brooks Novice Jamboree


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ICE TIMES - Edition 19:07

Hockey Alberta Newsletter 
April 4, 2019
Hockey Alberta Newsletter

PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: WEEKS TWO & THREE RECAP

Twenty-Three new provincial champions have been crowned over the past two weekends during the 2019 Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships, presented by ATB Financial. The Junior B Provincials are underway this weekend in Wetaskiwin! WEEK ONE CHAMPIONS > | WEEK TWO CHAMPIONS > | WEEK THREE CHAMPIONS >


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THE ALBERTA CUP IS COMING TO RED DEER!

The 2019 Alberta Cup features the top bantam players from Alberta in a best-on-best setting. Former WHL and NHL stars who played in the Alberta Cup include: Jordan Eberle, Devan Dubnyk, Sam Steel, Matt Dumba, and Brayden Point. Don’t miss out on youor chance to see the next crop of WHL and NHL stars. Tournament passes are on sale now. TICKETS > | ROSTERS > | INFO > | SPONSORSHIP >


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The Calgary Buffaloes host BC’s Cariboo Cougars this weekend in a best of three series at Cardel Rec South. The winner advances to compete in the TELUS Cup in Thunder Bay, ON.

Game 1: Fri. April 5 @ 7 pm - Game 2: Sat. April 6 @ 7 pm - *Game 3 (if nec.): Sun. April 7 @ 2 pm

The St. Albert Slash host the Greater Vancouver Comets this weekend in a best of three series at Akinsdale Arena to determine who will advance to compete in the Esso Cup in Sudbury, ON.

Game 1: Fri. April 5 @ 7:30 pm - Game 2: Sat. April 6 @ 7:30 pm - *Game 3 (if nec.): Sun. April 7 @ 12:45 pm


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SLEDGE HOCKEY TAKES OVER LEDUC! 

The Paralympic Sports Association hosted the Matt Cook Memorial Cup, a Western Canada Sledge Hockey Tournament, at the Leduc Recreation Centre on March 29-31. The tournament saw 19 teams participating from Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan, with 37 games played over 3 days. Gold medal winners were the Regina Avengers (Junior & Intermediate C) and the EASA Storm (Intermediate B). Next year’s tournament is in Calgary.


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ALBERTA HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GALA TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

The 16th Anniversary Awards Gala & Hockey Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 21 at the Coast Hotel in Canmore. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS >

Contact Erin Zatylny at 403-967-0064 with any questions or for sponsorship inquiries.


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COACH OF THE MONTH - MARCH

Hockey Alberta’s March Coach of the Month recipients - sponsored by Players Bench Team Apparel - are Chris Overwater of Olds and Dave Shaw of Sherwood Park. MORE > 


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BE ALBERTA BUILT! UNLOCK YOUR PLAYER’S POTENTIAL - SPOTS AVAILABLE FOR APRIL AND BEYOND

Registration is ongoing for Alberta Built Skills Camps offered by Hockey Alberta. Your young players can have their potential unlocked at one of the following camps: Small Area Games, Super Skills, Dynamic Shooting, and Goaltender Skills. Upcoming camps are scheduled in numerous locations across the province. ALBERTA BUILT SKILLS CAMPS REGISTRATION >


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FUTURE COACHES PROGRAM - LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER!

Future Coaches is designed to develop male and female Midget Aged players in the areas of coaching, skill instruction, and leadership. There are three Future Coaches weekend clinics available.

Red Deer - April 5-6 - REGISTER >

Calgary - April 12-13 - REGISTER >

Edmonton - April 12-13 - REGISTER >


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HOCKEY ALBERTA FOUNDATION GOLF CLASSIC

Join us at the annual Hockey Alberta Foundation Golf Classic in beautiful Canmore on July 22-23 in support of the Hockey Alberta Foundation’s Every Kid Every Community Program. FULL DETAILS >


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THE ALLAN CUP IS ALMOST HERE!

The Lacombe Generals are hosting the 2019 Canadian Senior AAA hockey championship - the Viking Projects Allan Cup, April 8-13. Don’t miss out on your chance to see the best senior players in the nation as they hit the ice in Lacombe. TICKETS & INFO >


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TEAM ALBERTA U16 AND U18 COACH APPLICATIONS OPEN

Hockey Alberta is accepting applications for Team Alberta’s U16 Male and U18 Female teams. Deadline is April 8 at 4 pm. U16 MALE APPLICATION > | U18 FEMALE APPLICATION >


 

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2019 ALBERTA MASTERS GAMES

The 2019 Alberta Masters Games are heading to Rocky Mountain House on August 22-25! This 30+ event includes hockey as one of its feature sports - and competitors from across the province are needed! If you are interested, check out the website and get yourself registered. REGISTER >


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INTRO TO HOCKEY - RINK DIVIDERS

With the full implementation of half ice/cross ice hockey at the Initiation and Novice levels in the 2019-20,. Hockey Alberta has arranged for special pricing for rink divider systems from Athletica Sport Systems for all member associations. Orders must be placed by June 1. INFO >


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LET’S RECOGNIZE OUR PEOPLE! HOCKEY ALBERTA AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINE APRIL 15

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Hockey Alberta Awards. You can nominate a deserving individual for any of the following awards: Coach of the Year, Player of the Year, Official of the Year or the Order of Merit. You may also nominate an outstanding team for Team of the Year. This is a chance to recognize the outstanding people in your organization. All award winners will be recognized at the 2019 Alberta Cup in Red Deer. The deadline for nominations is April 15. HOCKEY ALBERTA AWARDS NOMINATION FORM >


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HOCKEY ALBERTA IS LOOKING FOR A NEW DIGITAL MASCOT - DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS APRIL 5!

Hockey Alberta is adopting a Digital Mascot, and we want students across the province to help us with the design! The contest is open to elementary school students in Alberta from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The contest runs until April 5, so don’t delay. HOW TO SUBMIT >


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HOCKEY ALBERTA & LACOMBE FORD/DRAYTON VALLEY FORD

A new partnership between Hockey Alberta and Lacombe Ford/ Drayton Valley Ford will make Hockey Alberta vehicles much more recognizable when travelling around the province. The partnership sees Lacombe Ford/Drayton Valley Ford providing Hockey Alberta with a 2018 Ford Flex and Ford Explorer for the next two years. DETAILS >


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PARENTS & PLAYERS GUIDE FEATURE - RESPECT IN SPORT

The Respect in Sport Program is an online certification program designed to protect our youth as well as enhance Hockey Alberta’s mandate of providing a safe and fun environment for all of our participants. It is Canada’s leading online bullying, abuse, harassment, and negligence prevention program for parents, coaches, and community leaders. It is offered in two different streams: Respect in Sport Parent, and Respect in Sport Activity Leader.

View our Respect in Sport information in our Parent Guide!


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